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british prime minister nick clegg and later, speeches on egypt and palestine. cal[captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> this week on "q&a," geoff colvin and allan sloan. >> allan sloan, you and geoff colvin did a piece that was transferred to "the washington post" and ed had a headline on it, the gum but enough already." -- " enough already." >> we have been we that -- we have been at endlessly annoyed with no progress in washington. on anything. it was decided since there was not going to be any intelligent conversation, we proposed solutions. we sat down and wrote it. >> how did you go about it? >> it was simple. we decided a smart thing was to get off the premises. the two of us went a couple blocks down sixth avenue and were just by ourselves. we went to the big issues here. we found that even though we do not agree, and we come from opposite perspectives, we were able, in a short time, to reach general agreement on a few principles that were the biggest and most important ones. thatarger point here is wit
seems like they are expendable. cal host h thank you for the call. let's get a response. >> guest: it is a reminder of what the cost of this continued accumulation of atrocities has led to and what we see is increasingly radicalization in going back the earlier caller. mean, it is true as, even within sir are, as some of the repressive acts of the g. continue to mount, as the ber national community has proven unable through diplomatic pressure to convince assa do find a political association what you see is increasing within the syrian political body and increasingly we, there were reports just yesterday talking about how they are fed up with the west. they are fed up with some of the supporters that are not providing them with the weapons they need to actually defeat the syrian armed forces. the reports of saudi arabia and other countries in the gulf are trying to help to top the reg um but not providing enough support so they are desperate and increasingly turning to more radical kinds of acts to try to force the regime to end the repression. >> host: an opinion piece in "the wa
spend a few minutes on your book before we get to cal calls. what are you -- what's your thesis with this book? what are you trying to do with it? >> um, the white guilt has never gotten anything good for america. it's always been a disaster and driven the races farther apart. i go through some of the stories from the golden age of racial demogoguery in the 70's and 80's where, you know, every time a cop shot a black kid, that would be, you know, months of hysteria about the klan taking over the new york police wars. then it slowly turned out that the kid was mugging the cop. and then it would just disappear from the news pages. just racial hoaxes, nooses that were put up by the people themselves, so on and so forth and then, um, the turning points in my book is the o.j. verdict. i go throughout rodney king ca case. -- i go through the rodney king case which many people in l.a. know the truth about but many others do not. tv stations specifically edited the beating tape in order to fuel ghetto rage knowing what could happen because the media is zprautly -- desperately looking fo
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